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Chicago Greeter
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“the loop”(248 reviews)
“free service”(85 reviews)
“cultural center”(121 reviews)
Chicago Greeter highlights interest areas and more than 25 neighborhoods for visitors to explore. Chicago Greeter is designed to match a friendly, enthusiastic, and city knowledgeable local with a visitor for a two - four hour FREE informal, insider...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
Theater District
+1 312-945-4231
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All reviews the loop free service cultural center highly recommend this service walking tour personalized tour free tour great tour great introduction millennium park his knowledge the gold coast four hours knowledgeable guide hour tour highlight of our trip great city
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I totally enjoyed this tour!! Our guide, Kathleen, was wonderful and knowledgeable. We toured Old Town and then showed how to get to Chinatown. This is a free tour and one any tourist should sign up for. I wish more cities had these tours!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jfpTexas
Reviewed 5 days ago

We met our greeter Richard Prince over breakfast and we challenged him to something a little bit different since my bestie and I had seen Chicago a number of times before (being Detroiters we are neighbors after all)... Richard did not disappoint! He told us...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JeenieK
Reviewed 6 days ago

Jim Law, our gracious and knowledgeable Chicago greeter, provided us with an informative 2.5 hour tour of the city. For both a first time visitor and a return visitor (many visits), this was an A+ experience. Our tour started at the Cultural Center - we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Elena was an amazing guide. She showed us places and buildings you would neither visit nor walk inside. It was great. She had a lot to tell. It was perfect. Will look for Greeters in other cities, too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Saskia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met Mr. Richard Prince at Chicago Cultural Center for our 1-hour walking tour to see Chicago’s downtown. Mr. Prince is a very friendly and knowledgeable Chicagoan and provides in-depth backgrounds on several historical landmarks nearby. Our 1-hour tour turned into 1.5-hour and still that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Curry Mansion Inn was a great historical venue with a great location and good breakfast and happy hours and Phil was a great host

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rapastor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend this walking tour. Tom Norton is a native Chicagoan who gave up most of his Friday to show a couple of out-of-towners around. He started the tour with a historical lesson of Chicago and tailored the walking tour around our interests. Cultural...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank daddydriz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Richard was a great tour guide of Chicago! He was very knowledgeable of the city and took us to places that we never would have found on our own. Chicago Greeter is a great way to see the city. I will definitely be recommending it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ally22a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Milan was my greeter and he did a very good job. It was a cold day so we skipped Chinatown which was of interest to me. That can be done another time. We explored the subterranean area below the Loop and I was interested to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Daniel N
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

I thought Richard was a great greeter. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the city and super friendly. I enjoyed touring the city and learning all about it. The Chicago greeters is an amazing way to expierence the city and get the inside knowledge on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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June 18, 2018|
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Response from 890nt | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, you must put in a request 10 days before you arrive to Chicago. Hope this helps!
Chuck M
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Katie L | Property representative |
If you would like to have a Greeter show you some of your interests for 2-4 hours please submit a visit request at our Chicago Greeter website.
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Katie L | Property representative |
Please visit our Chicago Greeter website to submit a visit request.